The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 64 79 122
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +43
Contract jobs citing REST 124 116 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.61% 2.51% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 8.07% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 106 65
Median daily rate £469 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +11.69%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1205 1438 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.04% 31.06% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1016 1199 1317
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 150 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (49.62%) Java
3 119 (45.08%) HTML
4 112 (42.42%) Web Services
5 111 (42.05%) JavaScript
6 97 (36.74%) CSS
7 92 (34.85%) HTML5
8 87 (32.95%) TDD
8 87 (32.95%) JSON
9 86 (32.58%) Scrum
10 80 (30.30%) Git (software)
11 76 (28.79%) SOAP
12 75 (28.41%) CSS3
13 63 (23.86%) SQL
14 62 (23.48%) AngularJS
15 61 (23.11%) Spring
16 57 (21.59%) XML
16 57 (21.59%) Node.js
17 56 (21.21%) Finance
18 52 (19.70%) MongoDB
19 50 (18.94%) MySQL
20 48 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (15.15%) Web Development
22 39 (14.77%) Ajax
22 39 (14.77%) Banking
22 39 (14.77%) jQuery
23 38 (14.39%) PHP
24 37 (14.02%) NoSQL
25 36 (13.64%) BDD
25 36 (13.64%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.58%) CMS
2 12 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.41%) Mule
3 9 (3.41%) Mule ESB
4 8 (3.03%) JBoss
4 8 (3.03%) Jetty
4 8 (3.03%) nginx
4 8 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.65%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.89%) WordPress
7 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.14%) Drupal
7 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) WildFly
9 1 (0.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
1 1 (0.38%) Radian6
1 1 (0.38%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.30%) GitHub
3 14 (5.30%) TestFlight
4 8 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.03%) SaaS
5 5 (1.89%) Force.com
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.76%) Boomi
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.38%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.09%) HTTP
2 11 (4.17%) Internet
3 5 (1.89%) Network Security
4 4 (1.52%) CTI
5 3 (1.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) FTP
6 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.70%) MongoDB
2 50 (18.94%) MySQL
3 37 (14.02%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (7.20%) CouchDB
6 18 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.68%) Big Data
7 15 (5.68%) SQL Server
8 14 (5.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (5.30%) SQLite
9 13 (4.92%) RDBMS
10 12 (4.55%) Neo4j
11 9 (3.41%) Apache Hive
11 9 (3.41%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.65%) Impala
13 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.27%) Redis
14 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 80 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.58%) Grunt
2 20 (7.58%) Maven
3 19 (7.20%) Bower
3 19 (7.20%) gulp
4 17 (6.44%) JUnit
5 16 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 16 (6.06%) Subversion
6 12 (4.55%) Selenium
7 11 (4.17%) JIRA
7 11 (4.17%) RSpec
7 11 (4.17%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.65%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.27%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.27%) webpack
10 4 (1.52%) Ant
10 4 (1.52%) GitLab
10 4 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 56 (21.21%) Finance
2 39 (14.77%) Banking
3 19 (7.20%) Games
4 18 (6.82%) Advertising
4 18 (6.82%) Marketing
5 9 (3.41%) Law
6 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.76%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 208 (78.79%) Developer
2 66 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 49 (18.56%) Senior Developer
4 29 (10.98%) iOS Developer
5 28 (10.61%) Web Developer
6 19 (7.20%) Architect
6 19 (7.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 19 (7.20%) Senior iOS Developer
7 14 (5.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 13 (4.92%) Android Developer
9 12 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (3.41%) HTML Developer
11 8 (3.03%) Agile Developer
11 8 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.03%) PHP Developer
11 8 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 7 (2.65%) Angular Developer
12 7 (2.65%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (45.08%) HTML
2 112 (42.42%) Web Services
3 97 (36.74%) CSS
4 92 (34.85%) HTML5
5 87 (32.95%) JSON
6 76 (28.79%) SOAP
7 75 (28.41%) CSS3
8 62 (23.48%) AngularJS
9 61 (23.11%) Spring
10 57 (21.59%) Node.js
10 57 (21.59%) XML
11 39 (14.77%) Ajax
11 39 (14.77%) jQuery
12 24 (9.09%) Play Framework
12 24 (9.09%) Sass
13 22 (8.33%) Backbone.js
13 22 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 21 (7.95%) Cocoa
15 19 (7.20%) React
15 19 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.98%) Mobile App
2 26 (9.85%) User Experience
3 11 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.17%) Semantic Web
4 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.41%) Fintech
5 5 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.89%) STB
6 4 (1.52%) IVR
7 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.76%) Life Science
8 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 2 (0.76%) Social Media
8 2 (0.76%) W3C
8 2 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.88%) Apple iOS
2 29 (10.98%) Linux
3 17 (6.44%) Android
4 11 (4.17%) Unix
5 5 (1.89%) Windows
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.95%) TDD
3 86 (32.58%) Scrum
4 48 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (15.15%) Web Development
6 36 (13.64%) BDD
6 36 (13.64%) MVC
7 33 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 33 (12.50%) OO
8 32 (12.12%) Test Automation
9 29 (10.98%) Configuration Management
9 29 (10.98%) OOP
9 29 (10.98%) Open Source
10 27 (10.23%) User Stories
11 26 (9.85%) Front End Development
11 26 (9.85%) Software Engineering
12 25 (9.47%) Kanban
12 25 (9.47%) Microservices
12 25 (9.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (8.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (49.62%) Java
2 111 (42.05%) JavaScript
3 63 (23.86%) SQL
4 38 (14.39%) PHP
5 32 (12.12%) Scala
6 30 (11.36%) Ruby
7 24 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 24 (9.09%) Objective-C
8 20 (7.58%) C#
9 16 (6.06%) Python
10 12 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.41%) Apex Code
12 7 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.27%) XPath
14 5 (1.89%) ES6
14 5 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.52%) Go
15 4 (1.52%) SOQL
16 3 (1.14%) C
16 3 (1.14%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 17 (6.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.38%) FATCA
2 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (6.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (8.33%) Oracle
2 17 (6.44%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (4.17%) Google
4 10 (3.79%) VMware
5 8 (3.03%) Apple
6 5 (1.89%) Facebook
6 5 (1.89%) IBM
6 5 (1.89%) Twitter
7 4 (1.52%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.52%) Solace
8 3 (1.14%) Adobe
8 3 (1.14%) Informatica
9 2 (0.76%) Apiary
9 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.38%) Conga
10 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.38%) Zend
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